PSKC members participate in Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run, support Special Olympics Pennsylvania.
Congratulations to PSKC competitors at Young’s Tournament on April 8th! Master Young awarded PSKC with the Team Trophy for accumulating the most points in Kata, Sparring and Breaking events.
Three PSKC Black Belts won first places in their divisions and competed in the Grand Championship events, achieving Grand Champion in Men’s and Women’s Black Belt Sparring.
PSKC members participate in the Resolution Run 5K on New Year’s Eve and gather at the 2017 Ice Sculpture on Allen Street for a post-run picture.
“The most people performing a kata is 3,973, achieved by Prefectural Government of Okinawa and Society for the Advancement of Traditional Okinawa Karate (both Japan), in Naha, Okinawa, Japan, on 23 October 2016.
Karate practitioners of all ages performed the most basic kata in Okinawan Karate known as “fukyu-gata 1”, on Kokusai Street. October 23rd is known as “Karate Day” in Okinawa.”
Shorin Ryu Master Zenpo Shimabukuro (not related to Tatsuo Shimabuku) is calling out the count.
PSKC finished 2nd in overall points at Young’s Tournament on October 15th.
Sensei Lindsay Faust won Women’s Grand Championship Sparring.
Young’s 2016 Fall Martial Arts Tournament
Saturday, October 15th
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Competitions in Forms, Weapons & Sparring
Celebrating 32 years for this event!!
10:30 AM – Judges Meeting
11:00 AM – Start Time
On Tuesday (9/20), PSKC members honoured the 108th anniversary of Tatsuo Shimabuku’s birthday (9/19/1908) with a special demonstration that included:
• Karate & Isshin Ryu historical video
• Upper/Lower basics with breaking
• Kata demonstrations – Naihanchi, Sanchin & Sunsu
• Self-defense techniques from Tatsuo’s Kumite drills